Markets are watching the Georgia Senate elections
Jan 4, 2021

Markets are watching the Georgia Senate elections

Also, a new auto industry giant, Stellantis, is set to arrive with a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot's parent company PSA. Plus, more French travelers are making their way to Monaco to avoid tougher coronavirus restrictions.

Segments From this episode

Market participants look ahead to Tuesday's Senate runoff elections in Georgia

“This is going to be a crucial election for control of the Senate. And that’s going to matter for who gets appointed by the Biden administration, and what happens to fiscal policy in 2021,” said Julia Coronado, founder and president of MacroPolicy Perspectives. Fiscal policy like pandemic relief, but also taxation, industry regulation, the potential for student loan debt forgiveness and more.

Monaco is seeing a boost in French visitors

Jan 4, 2021
French patrons are visiting restaurants and other establishments that remain open in the small, neighboring principality.
A waiter wearing a protective face mask sets a table on the terrace at the Cafe de Paris as restaurants and cafes reopen in Monaco in June.
Valery Hache/AFP via Getty Images

Music from the episode

French Isolation Kevoe West

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer